Musa Na Allah Sokoto
BUA Cement Sokoto has sponsored the construction of a mechanized borehole with 10,000 liters capacity overhead tank as part of efforts to complement government efforts in the provision of basic amenities to host communities.
The Managing Director (MD) of BUA Cement, Engineer Yusuf Haliru Binji in his remarks at a brief handing-over ceremony said the water project is aimed at providing potable drinking water to the Gagi community.
The MD represented by Engineer Tukur M Lawal also said the company has also sponsored the installation of a 500KVA transformer to the Gidan Basuwa community with a view to enhance electricity and boost socio-economic activities within and around the area.
In 2022, according to the MD, the company similar projects at Gidan Gamba, Hunde Cibuwa, Rugae Wuri, and specialist hospital Dagelawa as well as provision of drugs and hospital equipment to 8 communities in Wamakko local government.
He said the company is currently executing more projects in Gidan Fulani, Bakin Kusu, and Gidan Sanda which will be completed this month and commissioned accordingly.
Binji disclosed that 118 students from the host communities would receive scholarship grants to enable them to continue with their studies, the beneficiaries would draw from Sokoto, Kebbi, and Zamfara states.
He said BUA Cement has been donating books and renovating and constructing new schools which serve as an essential part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives to better the lives of the host Communities.
The company however thanked Governor Àminu Waziri Tambuwal for his unconditional support of the company ” we will do everything possible to protect and better the lives of our host Communities.
The District head of Gagi Alhaji Sani Umar and Arkilla Alhaji Abubakar Ubandoma thanked BUA Cement for their unalloyed support to their Communities.